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Gliding, soaring, and skysailing

by Norman F. Smith

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Published by J. Messner in New York .
Written in English

  • Gliding and soaring,
  • Hang gliding

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNorman F. Smith ; illustrated with drawings by the author and photos.
    LC ClassificationsGV764 .S64
    The Physical Object
    Pagination158 p. :
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4423155M
    ISBN 100671329812
    LC Control Number79027680

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